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Cataract Surgery Tied to Lower Risk of Car Crashes

June is National Cataracts Month and a good time to consider the effects developing cataracts has on a person’s life, along with the risks and complications that come with not having the surgery. How is cataract surgery tied to a lower risk of car crashes and other safety hazards, for example? About Cataracts Cataracts are

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Early Signs of Cataracts in Your Aging Parents & How to Help

Part of caring for an aging parent is ensuring their safety as their bodies, and especially their eyesight, changes. The American Academy of Ophthalmology states that about half of Americans have cataracts in one or both eyes by the age of 75. That is more than 24.4 million people in the U.S. In turn, how

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4 Lifestyle Choices That Affect Cataracts

The lens of your eye is typically clear. However, when a cataract forms, the lens becomes clouded which can make it incredibly difficult to see properly. Most cataracts form slowly over time. However, by the time they are noticeable to most patients, the cataracts will have drastically interfered with your vision. The good news is

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Five Serious Eye Conditions Seniors Need to be Aware Of

Most eye conditions can affect anyone, but seniors are most at risk when it comes to several problems. Watch for symptoms related to the following conditions and consult an eye health professional if you have questions. Glaucoma Glaucoma is one of the most common degenerative eye conditions, and although anyone can contract the condition, it

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Is Your Arthritis Causing Eye Problems?

Arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation, and most people think about it in terms of the joint pain that is commonly associated with the condition. However, there are many other ways that arthritis can affect your physiological functions, including those related to the eyes. This is especially true when it comes to rheumatoid

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June is Cataract Awareness Month | Florida Eye Specialists

June is Cataract Awareness Month

The lens of your eye is composed of a transparent, flexible tissue that bends light that enters your eye so that you can discern images, read, and see the world around you. This lens, in its healthy, natural state, is clear. This allows the light to move freely through and for you to see without

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Cataracts | Florida Eye Specialists

What You Need to Know About Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens which often results in blurry or hazy vision. The lens is a crucial component of the eye, and it bends the light rays that enter the eye in order to help you focus your vision. The lens needs to be clear in order to do its

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Cataract Awareness Month | Florida Eye Specialists

Cataract Awareness Month

In an effort to reach those living with undiagnosed vision problems, June has been designated as Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts can cause serious vision issues, but help is available for those who experience this very common problem.

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